Queen Máxima at W20 Conference

Queen Máxima of The Netherlands attended the W20 conference in Berlin, Germany on April 25th. The conference, part of a series of events in connection with Germany’s leadership of the G20 group of nations this year, focuses on women’s empowerment, through entrepreneurship and the digital economy. Queen Máxima is the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development and Honorary Patron of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI).  Continue reading


Royal Tiaras- March 2017

Spring heralds the start of State Visit Season, and as all Royal Watchers know, that means glittering state banquets, with heirloom tiaras and stunning jewels sparkling on Royal ladies at the State Banquet. March 2017 did not disappoint in the tiara department, bringing us four banquets with Royal Tiaras from five countries. Enjoy reliving the splendor of the last few weeks, and be sure to vote for your favorite.

As always, click on the highlighted/underlined links to get to the comprehensive post on the tiara/event. Continue reading

Argentine State Visit to The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands are hosting President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada of Argentina on a two-day State Visit from March 27 to 28. On Day 1, the King and Queen officially welcomed their guests, held a reception, attended a business forum, and hosted a State Banquet in the evening. Queen Maxima was born in Argentina and holds dual Dutch-Argentinian citizenship. Continue reading

Funeral of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

The Funeral of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg was held at the Evangelische Stadtkirche in Bad Berleburg, Germany on March 21st. Prince Richard, the husband of Princess Benedikte of Denmark and brother-in-law of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, died suddenly at Berleburg Castle in Germany on March 14th. Many members of foreign royal families were present. Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima in Germany

King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands were on a four-day visit to the German States of Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt from February 7th to the 10th. The purpose of the visit was to deepen trade and investment relations celebrate the states history and social development including the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Second World War and the reunification of Germany. Earlier this week, the King and Queen hosted the President of Germany in The Hague. Continue reading

Wedding of Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris

Greek socialites Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris got married at the Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia in London on February 4th. Two Kings, four Queens, six Crown Princes and Princesses, and twelve Princes and Princesses from British, Dutch, Spanish, Iranian, Greek , Luxembourgish, and Yugoslavian royals families were in attendance. Several Royal children served as members of the bridal party. Continue reading